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GOP Senator Who Voted to Overturn Election Blocks Mayorkas Confirmation

The Missouri senator says he doesn't agree with Alejandro Mayorkas about stopping construction on the border wall.

Joe Biden sworn in as president
She Was in the 6th Grade the Last Time She Watched an Inauguration. Here’s Why She Tuned in for Biden’s.

“I wanted to watch today to see our country being taken over by someone who actually believes in truth and kindness, and who is here to take care of us."

Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.(Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)
How VP Kamala Harris Expands the Definition of Who Gets to Hold Power in American Politics

“Folks are going to have to adapt to her rather than her adapting to them."

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Biden’s First 100 Days: These Moms Want Him to Focus on Undoing the Damage Inflicted by the Trump Administration

“I'd like to see him respond to the pandemic in an educated way. I don't need him to solve COVID, but I'd like to see him respond to it thoughtfully vs. ignore it or call it fake news.”

Twitter banned President Trump's account late Friday.
Twitter Permanently Suspends President Trump

Twitter's actions deprive the president of the megaphone by which he has incited violence and chaos for the last four years.

Trump's social media and business allies appeared to be abandoning him in the wake of the terrorism at the US Capitol on Jan. 6, despite enabling him for years.
Business Leaders Abandon Trump, Call for 25th Amendment While Social Media Finally Takes Action

Despite enabling him for years, some of Trump's business community allies have called for the president to be removed from office. Facebook also suspended the president's accounts.

President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Judge Merrick Garland as Attorney General, according to reports. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
As Trump Tries to Coup, Reports Say Biden Will Name Merrick Garland as Attorney General

Judge Garland was denied a confirmation hearing by then Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in 2016, when President Obama nominated him to the Supreme Court.